Household Waste Collection


The City of Albany provides a weekly household waste collection service for residents.

Residential Properties

Residential Properties use a 140 litre wheelie bin for rubbish only. Household rubbish is collected weekly. Please refer to When is my bin emptied? section to find out the day of your collection. Additional household rubbish collection services are available upon application to the City of Albany.

New Residential Propertiesno

New residential property owners are required to apply to the City of Albany's rate department before a kerb side wheelie bin service can commence. Once your service is approved by the rates department, Cleanaway will be notified to start servicing your new property.  The resident is required to purchase a 140lt dark green based with red lid refuse wheelie bin from participating retailers. 

Replacement Bins

Maintenance of household bins is the responsibility of the resident and / or landlord.

What Goes in your Household Rubbish Bin

The 140l blue bin is for your household rubbish including:

  • Plastic bags
  • Disposable nappies
  • Food scraps
  • Polystyrene
  • Plastic wrapping
  • Household waste that cannot be placed in recycle or bio insert bins

DO NOT PUT ANY OF THE FOLOWING ITEMS IN ANY HOUSEHOLD BIN

  • Hot Ashes
  • Car Parts
  • Building Rubble
  • Hazardous Chemicals and Substances
  • Tyres

For more detail about what can and cannot be placed in the household rubbish call the Cleanaway Albany Customer Service Centre on 1300 784 468.